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Technology Business Model

2011-08-26 11:37:00.782456+00 by meuon 1 comments

"The only business model left is to sue people."

It's a slightly edited quote from a website, but as I talk to small technology start-ups, they are being told to reserve 20% or more for "licensing fees" from as yet un-known IP holders that will be suing them. Of course, it's their lawyers that are telling them this.

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-08-26 14:12:56.222364+00 by: Dan Lyke

I'm very much feeling this way. Seeing a whole bunch of places where even people who are implementing stuff are half-assed lame systems which don't work, patenting them, and then suing the people who actually build the working systems.